12 Mar, 2024

Minimally Invasive Surfer’s Ear Surgery: A Safer Path Back to the Waves

By |March 12th, 2024|Surfer's Ear|

Ever feel like your ear is clogged after a long surf session? Surfers and swimmers who regularly brave cold water might be familiar with a condition called surfer's ear, formally known as exostosis. This occurs when bony growths develop inside the ear canal due to repeated exposure to cold water and wind. While these growths [...]

1 Feb, 2024

Relief for Tinnitus

By |February 1st, 2024|Hearing Loss, New hearing technology, News Coverage, Tinnitus|

Did you know over 740 million people globally grapple with tinnitus? That's nearly 1 in 10, struggling with a condition that often feels invisible and isolating. Traditional sound therapy has provided some relief, but for many, it hasn't been enough. That's where Lenire steps in. Good Morning America recently dove into this exciting technology, offering [...]

5 Dec, 2023

The Silent Epidemic: Examining the Link Between Hearing Loss and Dementia

By |December 5th, 2023|Dementia, hearing health|

Two prevalent health conditions among older adults are quietly becoming a global epidemic - hearing loss and dementia. In fact, these seemingly unrelated issues are closely linked, with untreated hearing loss contributing to cognitive decline. The link between hearing loss and dementia has recently become of great interest to ear specialists. Research shows that individuals [...]

21 Jun, 2023

Discover the Power of Audiograms: More Than Simple Hearing Tests

By |June 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Much like an eye exam is crucial in the treatment of vision impairment, hearing tests are a vital diagnostic tool used to measure and treat hearing loss. A comprehensive hearing test, also known as an audiogram, has several parts, including: Pure-tone audiometry: This test measures hearing thresholds at different frequencies, from low-pitched to high-pitched sounds. [...]

14 Mar, 2023

Tinnitus Relief Through Hearing Aids

By |March 14th, 2023|Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus|

Living with tinnitus can be challenging, and if you suffer from hearing loss as well, it can be even more difficult. Tinnitus is a condition in which you hear sounds not caused by any external source. This commonly manifests as ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other sounds in the ear. While tinnitus is not a life-threatening [...]

2 Feb, 2023

Ear Infections: Safe At-Home Treatments, and What to Avoid

By |February 2nd, 2023|children hearing health, ear infections, Helpful Tips|

Whether it’s you or someone you love, most of us have experienced the dreaded feeling of a looming ear infection. For children, tugging at the ear is often the first sign that an ear infection is brewing. For adults, pain or fever may be the first sign. Ear infections are all too common, and there [...]

13 Oct, 2022

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: An Ear Doctor and Audiologist’s Perspective

By |October 13th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing accessories, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, New hearing technology, News Coverage, public health, Research & Publications|

As of 2021, about 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from hearing aids. Only about a third of them use hearing aids.  The number of hearing loss diagnoses rises yearly at increasingly younger ages. Studies show that untreated hearing loss heightens the risk of dementia, social isolation, tinnitus, memory impairment, anxiety, and mental exhaustion. Like [...]

14 Jun, 2022

Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

By |June 14th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, Cognitive Decline, Ear Conditions, ear health, headphones and hearing aids, hearing aid, hearing aid fittings, Hearing Aids, hearing exam, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Helpful Tips, sensorineural hearing loss, Uncategorized|

Hearing loss often takes place slowly over time and, as a result, goes unnoticed. With a process this gradual, how do you know if you are experiencing hearing loss?  You may not even realize until someone close to you points it out. Take a moment and read through some of the signs and symptoms of [...]

14 Mar, 2022

6 Tips to Eliminate Feedback

By |March 14th, 2022|audiologist, audiology, hearing aid, Hearing Aids|

You finally did it. You decided to do something about your hearing loss and have been fit with hearing aids. You are looking forward to hearing what you’ve been missing when suddenly…the dreaded squeal of feedback. Are your hearing aids broken? Will this be an ongoing issue? You've heard it happens...should you just deal with [...]

1 Jul, 2021

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Beyond CPAP Therapy

By |July 1st, 2021|cochlear implants, CPAP, Helpful Tips, obstructive sleep apnea, snoring|

Our LISTEN & LEARN webinar series continued with our third session entitled, “Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Beyond CPAP Therapy”. Dr. Carly Schrage, a general otolaryngologist who specializes in one of the most cutting-edge treatments for sleep apnea, shared valuable information during this interactive session. Highlights of Dr. Schrage's presentation included: How to define and diagnose obstructive [...]

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